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Brownsville & Rio Grande Int'l

Brownsville & Rio Grande Int'l

Signal Failure  “Train of the Stars” crashes through wall. On 25th January 1948, The Super Chief claimed to be “The Train of the Stars” because of the many celebrities it carried between Chicago and Los Angeles. On this day it lost brakes at Los Angeles’ Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) crashed through a bumper post and a concrete wall and came to rest above Aliso Street. No injuries, but the engineer loses his job over the incident.

Signal Failure “Train of the Stars” crashes through wall. On 25th January 1948, The Super Chief claimed to be “The Train of the Stars” because of the many celebrities it carried between Chicago and Los Angeles. On this day it lost brakes at Los Angeles’ Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) crashed through a bumper post and a concrete wall and came to rest above Aliso Street. No injuries, but the engineer loses his job over the incident.

RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 6963 Norfolk Southern EMD/NS SD60E at Columbia, South Carolina by Reginald T. McDowell

RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 6963 Norfolk Southern EMD/NS SD60E at Columbia, South Carolina by Reginald T. McDowell

Brownsville & Rio Grande Int'l

Brownsville & Rio Grande Int'l

Slide of Louisville & Nashville's U30C #1499 in XR paint Decoursey yd June 1973

Slide of Louisville & Nashville's U30C #1499 in XR paint Decoursey yd June 1973

RailPictures.Net Photo: PAL 1302 Paducah & Louisville Railroad EMD SW-13 at Paducah, Kentucky by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: PAL 1302 Paducah & Louisville Railroad EMD SW-13 at Paducah, Kentucky by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: SBD 6669 Seaboard System EMD GP40 at Hamlet, North Carolina by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: SBD 6669 Seaboard System EMD GP40 at Hamlet, North Carolina by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: SBD 5624 Seaboard System GE U33B at Hamlet, North Carolina by Sid Vaught

RailPictures.Net Photo: SBD 5624 Seaboard System GE U33B at Hamlet, North Carolina by Sid Vaught

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